ART 0040A. Printmaking I

Units: 3
Hours: 90 (36 lecture, 54 laboratory)
Introduction to printmaking processes. Direct practice in wood cut, lino cut, and collagraph; planographic processes, such as monotype and monoprint; drypoint, a form of intaglio printing using a non-toxic etching process; stencil techniques; chine colle; color printing; registration; and traditional and contemporary printmaking practices. Students practice skills required to work in a shared studio environment using an etching press, and practice hand-pressing using various implements. Most inks used are soy-based and non-toxic. (C-ID ARTS 220) (CSU, UC)